People and projects

Inspiring, informing and innovating

Projects at the British Library


From entrepreneurs to researchers and authors, we help all kinds of people. Here, you'll discover how some of our staff have inspired and contributed to a range of amazing projects.

Benefits and development

Looking after your future



Flexible working

Learning and development

We believe that enabling our people to develop their potential to the full and giving them a positive work/life balance is the best way to achieve the Library's aims. Find out about our exceptional range of benefits, as well as how we'll look after your wellbeing when you join us.

Working at the Library

How the British Library inspires the world

Our values

Departments at a glance

Our diversity


Discover what drives us and how our departments work together to achieve our aims.

Working at the Library

Interactive fact-finder

What have trains, podcasts and thrash metal got to do with the British Library?